Champions through to Portman play offs
Parley CC Under 15s have made it through to the last 16 of the Portman Building Society U15 National Club Championships for the second consecutive year.
After beating Bournemouth in the Dorset Cup by 29 runs they went on to play Ventor, on the Isle of Wight, scoring 164-6 off 20 overs.
Tom Mepham made 50 before retiring and Sam Collins contributed 46 but in reply Ventor were dismissed for 43 with Robbie Gunn starring for Parley with bowling figures of 5-12 plus two fine catches.
After a couple of failed attempts due to the adverse weather conditions Parley finally played Bath at Colehill Cricket Club.
The hosts lost the toss and were put in to bat, scoring 152-3 off 20 overs with Will Connor (53) and Ollie Crowther (54) both retiring. In reply Bath managed 127-6 off their 20 overs after Tom Blackley (3-29) took two wickets in the first over of the innings and Sam Collins 3-21
Parley will now play in the Regional Play-offs at Bath on Wednesday August 1.